For the contact details of the on-call personal doctor services by province, for the coming three days, that is the Epiphany holiday on Friday January 5 and the weekend of January 6-7, the OAU informs.
As mentioned in the announcement of the OAU, the hours of operation of the services on Saturday are 9:00 – 17:00, while for Sundays and holidays 15:00 – 19:00. The contact numbers are in Famagusta 23200135, in Larnaca 24818743 (for adults) and 24206132, 24800438 (for children), in Limassol 25804250 (for adults) and 25200816 (for children), in Nicosia 22849150 and in Paphos 26803335.
It is reminded that the on-call services of a personal physician are provided to adults and children who are beneficiaries of the NHS on weekends and Public Holidays and include the provision of health care for emergency problems such as the acute onset of alarming symptoms, sudden and severe pain, worsening symptoms of a serious chronic illness, high fever accompanied by other symptoms.
Beneficiaries should not turn to PI emergency services for pre-existing medical conditions, issuance of repeated prescriptions, issuance of referrals to other services of the NHS or in cases where they do not have the time to visit their Personal Doctor.
It is also noted that for their service, the beneficiaries contact the PI emergency services of their province by phone during the operating hours of the emergency services. After assessing the health problem, an appointment is arranged during the day and during the opening hours of the on-call services. It is emphasized that, in order to properly serve the beneficiaries, the services operate only by scheduled appointments.